ICYMI: Candidates, issues, debates; the stories all in one place

ST. GEORGE – To assist in educated voting, linked below are articles St. George News has published over the past months relevant to your ballot choices – “in case you missed it.”


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U.S. Senate

Bill Barron, NP, Daniel Geery, JUS, Orrin Hatch, R, Scott Howell, D, Shaun Lynn McCausland, Con.

Independent and 3rd party senatorial candidates, Barron, McCausland, Greery on environment, foreign policy, debt

David and Goliath: Scott Howell takes on Sen. Hatch in senate race rematch

Utah’s Constitution Party and its senatorial ‘anti-candidate’

U.S. House of Representatives District 2

Charles Kimball, NP, Chris Stewart, R, Jay Seegmiller, D, Jonathan Garrard, Con, Joseph Andrade, NP.

Andrade, Kimball, Garrard don’t hold back, they want Utah’s 2nd Congressional seat

Congressional candidates Seegmiller, Stewart debate debt, public lands, foreign poilcy

Specific to Jay Seegmiller:

Democratic congressional candidate runs on jobs, ending political gridlock

Democrats convene in Washington County with clarity and a full slate of candidates

Specific to Chris Stewart:

Republican congressional candidate visits St. George, tells crowd to ‘keep faith’ in America

Utah Republican Party investigates scandal at state convention

Scandal and drama deliver surprise at UT GOP convention; election results for 2 parties

Utah Governor/Lt. Governor

Gary Herbert and Greg Bell, R incumbents, Ken Larsen and J. Robert Latham, L, Kirk Pearson and Tim Aalders, Con, Peter Cooke and Vincent Rampton, D.

St. George Chamber hosts Gov. Herbert, local Democrats disapprove

Gubernatorial candidate visits Southern Utah, speaks on economy, public lands

Utah State Senate District 28

Evan J. Vickers, R incumbent, Geoffrey L. Chesnut, D

• Utah Senate District 28 Map 2012

Politically experienced Vickers faces professionally experienced Chesnut in run for District 28

Utah State Senate District 29

Steve Urquhart, R incumbent, Terence W. Moore, D

•  Utah Senate District 29 Map 2012

•  Uquhart, Moore, in the race for Senate District 29

Utah House of Representatives – Washington County Districts

Map showing the four House districts in Washington County

Utah House of Representatives District 62

Brent Holloway, D, Jon Stanard, R.

Will Holloway’s common ground with Stanard be enough to swing 62 blue?

Specific to Brent Holloway

Congressman endorses Utah House candidate Brent Holloway

Dixie’s LGBT community celebrates Equality Utah with purpose

Lively LDS Democratic caucus at State Nominating Convention

• Democrats convene in Washington County with clarity and a full slate of candidates

A new voice for a new district

Specific to Jon Stanard

State, community leaders endorse House District 62 candidate Jon Stanard

Republicans rally at the Washington County Nominating Convention

Utah House of Representatives District 71

Billy Kehl, D, Brad Last, R incumbent, Paul Sevy, Con.

House District 71 candidates Kehl, Sevy and Last on public lands, pipeline, war on drugs

Specific to Billy Kehl

Democrats convene in Washington County with clarity and a full slate of candidates

Utah House of Representatives District 74

Lee Ann Riddoch, D, V. Lowry Snow, R incumbent.

House District 74 candidates Riddoch, Snow, on public lands and pipeline

Specific to Lee Ann Riddoch

Democrats convene in Washington County with clarity and a full slate of candidates

Specific to V. Lowry Snow

Clark announces congressional campaign; Governor appoints Snow as replacement

Washington County Republicans select Snow as Clark’s replacement

Local attorney to seek legislative seat vacated by Clark

Utah House of Representatives District 75

Cimarron Chacon, D, Don Ipson, R incumbent, Randall Hinton, Con.

House District 75 candidates Chacon, Ipson, and Hinton on priorities, legislative goals

Specific to Cimarron Chacon

UDOT to spend $1.6 million on SR-18 for road cycling enhancements

New rumble strips on SR 18 worry cyclists

Democrats convene in Washington County with clarity and a full slate of candidates

Utah School Board District 15 – Nonpartisan race

Barbara Corry, Bette Arial

State school board: Barbara Corry runs on experience, as a unifier

State school board: Bette Arial vows to be ‘outspoken voice’ for education

• Lawsuit claims UT School Board selection process biased, unconstitutional; movement for legislative change

Washington County Commission Seat C

Alan Gardner, R incumbent, Chris White, D.

Gardner, White contrast on public lands, water district and county government

Specific to Alan Gardner

Gierisch mallow: Preservation of a rare flower, should the public care?

• County Commission approves gypsum mine despite protests

Washington County School Board District 1 – Nonpartisan Race

Barbara Beckstrom, Jerry Olson

Washington County School Board: District 1 candidates speak to advancement, preparing for future

Washington County School Board District 2 – Nonpartisan race

Craig Seegmiller, Jill Hunt

Washington County School Board: District 2 candidates tout experience, accountability

Washington County School Board District 3 – Nonpartisan race

Aaron Randall, Debbra Zockoll

Washington County School Board: District 3 candidates on better communication, teacher support

Specific to Debbra Zockoll

36-time St. George Marathoner: Debbie Zockoll; mother, teacher, runner

Constitution Party

• Utah’s Constitution Party and its senatorial ‘anti-candidate’

Libertarian Party

• Libertarians in Utah; the fastest growing third-party option

First published on Nov. 4, 2012.

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  • michael west November 6, 2012 at 7:20 am

    ..this is all wonderfully detailed. Kudos..

  • James & Annettie Cannavale November 6, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    Very thorough! I hope your election night coverage receives the attention it deserves. Nobody else is covering these important races and issues in Southern Utah like you. Thanks for your hard work and we’ll definitely be watching the homepage this evening!

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